Private Piano Instruction for All Ages

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Welcome to my studio website.  I'm Nancy McMillan, owner of Whistling Hawk Studio.

In 1991, I left a corporate job at IBM to teach piano.  Imagine my family's dismay!  I resumed the serious study I began as a teenager, returned to school, and have never looked back. I have taught students from ages 5 to 70 and believe the world of music is a wide and welcoming one.

My goal is to support a joyful musical experience in a judgment-free environment.  My training in the Musikgarten method confirmed what I instinctively knew: learning happens best when the student is comfortable. 

Please reach out and contact me if you'd like to discuss lessons for you and/or your child.  We can arrange a visit to my studio, so we can get to know each other and decide if my style is a good fit for your needs.